architect Quincy Jones Nordlinger House in Bel Air

A. Quincy Jones Nordlinger House #1, 1948 an amazing offering of this fine example of California modernism. This historic home was one of the architect’s first residential commissions. A striking façade creates a dramatic arrival experience with wrap around windows, cantilevered balconies and lush landscaping.

The light-filled open-plan living room unites the living, dining and family rooms. A brick fireplace serves as a focal point in the space. Treetop views welcome the outside in while offering peek-a-boo views of the ocean beyond.

A separate dining area makes the perfect place for a quiet dinner at home or as a background for socializing and entertaining. The floor-to-ceiling bookcase functions as an open room divider as well as for storage and display.

The kitchen boasts a breakfast bar for morning coffee and functions as a hub for serving bites and cocktails to your guests. Clerestory windows bring light in, as long exterior overhangs protect the residence from direct sunlight.

The primary suite encompasses the entire second floor. The wraparound windows and balcony connects the space to the outdoors and offers distant views of the city. Additionally, there are two bedrooms and a housekeeper’s suite on the first floor.

architect Quincy Jones Nordlinger House pool view

A lush backyard with an expansive pool creates a lush retreat from the city. Gather around the raised outdoor fireplace on those cool California evenings. The home rests on a knoll and is set back from the street offering privacy and discretion.

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